News: Aquatics

Christchurch’s Linwood Pool gifted a special name

The new $22 million pool complex in Linwood, Christchurch has been gifted the name Te Pou Toetoe by local rūnanga Te Ngāi Tūāhuriri. The much-anticipated community facility will…

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Aug 7, 2019 Aquatics / Design /


World Swimming Championships marks 10 years of partnership between FINA and Myrtha Pools

The recent 18th FINA World Championships in Gwangju, Republic of Korea, marked a 10 year partnership between FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation) and leading swimming…

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Aug 7, 2019 Aquatics / Events / Sport / Technology /


ASSA announces latest inductees to Australian Swim Schools Hall of Fame

The Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA) has announced the induction of three accomplished ‘SwimSchoolers’ into the Australian Swim Schools Hall of Fame. The highlight of…

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Aug 6, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Sport /


Sunshine Coast set to host AUSTSWIM Soak It Up 19 World Conference

Australia’s national organisation for the Teaching of Swimming and Water Safety AUSTSWIM, will hold its world conference on the Sunshine Coast in October. Expected to attract more…

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Aug 6, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Events / Safety / Sport /


Attendances rise and water consumption falls at Western Australian aquatic centres

Aquatic centres in Western Australia reported a record-breaking year in 2017/18 with 11.4 million visits while, operationally, water usage at facilities fell. The Bigger, Better, Safer:…

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Aug 5, 2019 Aquatics / Environment / Finance / Safety /


SwimDesk analyses performance of Australian swim schools

SwimDesk has released the results of an analysis of accumulative data from swim schools around Australia. Aiming to identify the performance indicators across a number of key metrics, the…

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Aug 5, 2019 Aquatics / Education / Safety / Technology /


Expansion works commence at Sunshine Coast’s Beerwah Aquatic Centre

Exciting new experiences for swimmers of all abilities will soon be on offer at the Beerwah Aquatic Centre, with the first sod turned on a $1.8 million upgrade of the facility. Sunshine…

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Aug 3, 2019 Aquatics / Recreation / Wellness /


Hamilton Waterworld and Central Library score silver accessibility ratings

Hamilton’s Waterworld and Central Library have both earned silver accessibility ratings from a social change initiative that safeguards the rights of disabled New Zealanders.…

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Aug 2, 2019 Access / Aquatics / Recreation /


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Established in 1994, Ceramic Solutions has excelled at the supply and installation of swimming pool tiles and equipment for the pool and leisure industry, with a focus on the needs of end-users. …

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Hydrocare Pool Services

Hydrocare Pool Services Pty Ltd offer 25 years of experience in aquatic industry features, products and water treatment. Hydrocare Pools has undertaken water treatment for aquatic centres and…

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Aflex Inflatables

Aflex Inflatables are the leaders for obstacle courses, pool toys, waterparks and land-based watersides and fitness runs. They are industry leaders offering the widest range of pool, lake and beach…

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Aquatics / Play / Waterparks



A leading designer and manufacturer of innovative waterslides and attractions, Australian Waterslides and Leisure (AWL) is also able to advise clients in the areas of concept and design, feasibility…

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